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Notice Number:W.900 

Name:MAS Newport - Introduction of Stage 1 

Railway / Region:British Rail (Western Region) > Newport

Date of Issue:1st April, 1961 

Date of Effect:9.0p.m. Saturday 15th April 1961 and until 6.0a.m. on Monday 17th April 1961 

Description:MAS between Magor and Newport East controlled from new panel in Magor and temporary panels in East Usk Relay Room and Maindee Main Relay Room.

New flyover at Bishton.

Lines west of Magor renamed (largely in connection with flyover).

Revised speeds.

Platforms at Newport (High Street) renumbered.

3-shot detonator placers recovered.

Spencer Steel Works GF out of use.

Bishton converted to a GF released by switch on Magor Panel. 

Signal Box(es) involved:OPENED: East Usk
CLOSED: Bishton (downgraded to GF), Llanwern, Lliswerry, East Usk Junction, Maindee Junction East

Issued by:C. H. D. Read, District Traffic Superintendent 

Issued from: 



Scans:1961 - W 900 Newport Stage 1_NO DIAGRAM.pdf (9580KB)

Known Copy Owners:Edward. (Private owner). (Private owner).

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Record:Added: SDL
Added: 01/01/00 00:00.
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